The Trail is a whimsical, possibly mysterious short inspired by late night episodic-serial TV watching. It is a celebration of Sitka Trail Works, a nonprofit that, along with its partners, has literally helped change the ground we walk on. The trails are places I walk solo to get exercise, clear my head, or stir up new ideas.
Access to Haines, Alaska’s only radio station is up twenty-eight steps to the second floor, which becomes an issue on the night we haul up Horace Marks in his wheelchair. Palsied and hardly able to whisper, it is essential that the elder participate in this explication of a clan’s treasured heritage.
The City of Petersburg is, for good reason, known as Alaska’s Little Norway. You likely know the story: in 1897 Norwegian Peter Buschmann arrived at the confluence of the Wrangell Narrows and Frederick Sound where he first built a sawmill and then, with plenty of ice flowing by courtesy of what is now known as LeConte Glacier, a fish cannery.
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